Monday, September 28, 2009 4 WEEKS, 1 DAY PREGNANT I am like a blog archeologist, going through posts for the month of September, trying to glean any insight on how it felt to be pregnant for those first four weeks. Unlike other months, I… Continue Reading “How did I know? Well, I didn’t …”
I am not one to get carried away with “potential symptoms.” Ahem. But if I were one of those people to get carried away, I may have noticed … I am super nauseous this morning. Right now, in fact. I am not craving chocolate… Continue Reading “Fingers crossed”
So Hard By The Dixie Chicks Back when we startedWe didn’t know how hard it wasLiving on nothingBut what the wind would bring to usNow we’ve got somethingI can imagine fighting forSo why is fighting all that we’re good at anymore And sometimes I… Continue Reading “Couldn’t have said it better myself …”
I’m Heather Laura Clarke. I’m journalist and blogger in beautiful Nova Scotia, I have a 10-year-old son and an 8-year-old daughter, I married my high school sweetheart, and this is the story of my handmade life.
I have depression and anxiety, and I fight like hell every day to keep it from taking over my life. Making things isn’t just a hobby — it’s part of what keeps me alive.
Whether I’m working on my novel, decorating a room, busting out my power tools to build furniture, getting muddy in the pottery studio, sewing clothes for my kids, or cross-stitching a swear word, I’m all about using my creativity to craft a life I love.
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